Re: [PATCH v6 1/2] MAX8997/8966 MFD: Add IRQ control feature

From: Samuel Ortiz
Date: Thu Mar 17 2011 - 19:57:21 EST

Hi MyungJoo,

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 10:39:10AM +0900, MyungJoo Ham wrote:
> This patch enables IRQ handling for MAX8997/8966 chips.
> Please note that Fuel-Gauge-related IRQs are not implemented in this
> initial release. The fuel gauge module in MAX8997 is identical to
> MAX17042, which is already in Linux kernel. In order to use the
> already-existing MAX17042 driver for fuel gauge module in MAX8997, the
> main interrupt handler of MAX8997 should relay related interrupts to
> MAX17042 driver. However, in order to do this, we need to modify
> MAX17042 driver as well because MAX17042 driver does not have any
> interrupt handlers for now. We are not going to implement this in this
> initial release as it is not crucial in basic operations of MAX8997.
> The IRQ handling of MAX8997/8966 MFD relays IRQ handlers to
> PMIC, MUIC, GPIO, and FLASH. Note that PMIC-IRQ handles RTC and Charger
> related inetrrupts as well.
Thanks a lot, patch applied.


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